Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.
We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.
"WAFF is Huntsville Alabama's #1 news station. We have a dominant digital presence in North Alabama and throughout the Tennessee Valley. We offer lifestyle content to stay heavily involved with our community."
WAFF TV in Huntsville is seeking a full-time Digital Content Manager to lead and manage a team of digital producers in our daily efforts to be Tennessee Valley's leader in web, mobile and social media storytelling. The ideal candidate must have a great nose for news, is creative, enthusiastic, solution oriented with technical knowledge and insight. Newspaper or TV editorial experience, news producer or news management background is a plus.
We are looking for a leader who can clearly define and execute strategies for growing WAFF 48's digital platforms. The ideal candidate will work with our entire newsroom staff to service WAFF's website, apps, OTT channels and social media accounts. We need an analytical expert who can create data-backed plans for maximizing growth across all platforms.
Desired qualities: Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, journalism background with excellent web writing skills and proficiency in AP style, along with strong computer skills. Candidate must be competitive and be familiar with and willing to communicate with viewers/online using social media and email.
Person must be self-directed, self-motivated and able to work with a diverse group of people. Selected candidate will be part of a cooperative management team and must be collaborative.
Candidate must thrive on breaking news and have a do it now mentality to excel in the fast-paced world of news and information sharing.
Bachelor Degree in Journalism preferred. Extensive writing experience and basic knowledge of Photoshop, digital video editing, brand management programs and content management software is required.